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Once stormy petrel, now responsible minister (Parliament Diary)
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Once known as the stormy petrel of the Rajya Sabha treasury benches, V. Narayanasamy is these days seen in his new avatar as the minister of state for planning and parliamentary affairs.

Friday, July 10, 2009 5:41:33 PM

Goa bureaucrats burnt midnight oil to save minister
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Senior Goa government bureaucrats burnt the proverbial midnight oil to ensure that Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane was not arrested after he was accused of threatening to kill a lawyer, response to a Right to Information (RTI) query has revealed.

Friday, July 10, 2009 5:01:59 PM

Kosi relief funds to stay with Bihar: Pranab
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The central government has not asked Bihar to refund the Rs.1,000 crore given for the relief and rehabilitation of the Kosi flood victims, parliament was informed Friday.

Friday, July 10, 2009 2:54:56 PM

Khimi Ram takes over as Himachal BJP chief
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Former Himachal Pradesh deputy speaker Khimi Ram Friday took over as the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief, a party leader said.

Friday, July 10, 2009 2:42:55 PM

Make English optional medium: Tripura's ruling Left
Agartala, July 10 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura Friday demanded that regional languages be reintroduced alongside English as a medium of learning for all degree level courses in the ongoing academic session.

Friday, July 10, 2009 2:33:47 PM

Rahul Gandhi hunts for youth talent in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Buoyed by the Congress' unexpected success in the Lok Sabha elections, the Youth Congress is busy talent hunting in Uttar Pradesh, a keenly-watched exercise overseen by Rahul Gandhi.

Friday, July 10, 2009 2:06:51 PM

Trinamool trying to play down Maoist problem: Buddhadeb
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Accusing the main opposition Trinamool Congress of trying to play down the Maoist menace in West Bengal, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday said the need of the hour was for a unified political stand against the Leftwing guerrillas.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 11:11:33 PM

Two new ministers inducted in Himachal government
Shimla, July 9 (IANS) Two new ministers were inducted in the Himachal Pradesh government Thursday, nearly 18 months after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in the state.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 9:49:25 PM

Heads roll in BJP state units
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) In the first step towards an organisational shake-up after the poll debacle, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday got its party chiefs in Haryana and Rajasthan to step down.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 9:35:40 PM

126 instances of police firing in three years in West Bengal
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) There were 126 instances of police firing in West Bengal between 2006 and 2008, while 129 political activists died in clashes during the same period, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 9:30:43 PM

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